Promising Practices

Search Filters Clear all
(38 results)

Keyword Search

Sorting

Ranking

Featured

Primary Target Audience

Topics and Sub-topics

  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   

Geographic Type

The Promising Practices database informs professionals and community members about documented approaches to improving community health and quality of life.

The ultimate goal is to support the systematic adoption, implementation, and evaluation of successful programs, practices, and policy changes. The database provides carefully reviewed, documented, and ranked practices that range from good ideas to evidence-based practices.
Learn more about the ranking methodology.

Submit a Promising Practice

Accelerated Benefits (AB) Demonstration (USA)

Filed under Evidence-Based Practice, Health / Disabilities, Adults

Goal: The program's goal was to eliminate the waiting period for access to health care benefits for newly entitled SSDI beneficiaries, and see if this investment has long-term benefits.

Early Literacy Skills Builder (ELSB) (USA)

Filed under Evidence-Based Practice, Education / Childcare & Early Childhood Education, Children, Rural

Goal: The goal of ELSB is to help moderately to severly disabled children develop the skills and behaviors they need to succeed in a standard reading program.

Training Caregivers of Stroke Victims (England)

Filed under Evidence-Based Practice, Health / Heart Disease & Stroke, Adults

Goal: The goal of the training program is to provide skills essential for the daily management of stroke survivors.

Aspiritech (Chicago, IL)

Filed under Good Idea, Economy / Employment, Adults

Goal: Aspiritech's mission is to provide a path for high-functioning individuals on the autism spectrum to realize their potential through meaningful employment.

Babies Can't Wait (Georgia)

Filed under Effective Practice, Health / Maternal, Fetal & Infant Health, Children, Families

Goal: The goal of Babies Can't Wait is to guarantee access to early intervention services for infants and toddlers with special needs.

Bay Cove Academy's Career Development Program (Brookline, MA)

Filed under Effective Practice, Health / Disabilities, Children, Teens

Goal: The mission of this program is to stabilize students, help them earn their high school diploma, and prepare them for a future as productive workers.

Children's Village (Washington)

Filed under Good Idea, Health / Children's Health, Children, Families

Goal: Children's Village seeks to connect children with special needs and their families with supportive services.

DO-IT (Disabilities Opportunities Internetworking Technology) Scholars Program (Seattle, WA)

Filed under Effective Practice, Economy / Employment, Children

Goal: The goal of the DO-IT Scholars Program is to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers. Its mission is to promote the use of computing and networking technologies to increase independence, productivity, and participation in education and employment.

Exercise Training for Stroke Survivors (Chicago, IL)

Filed under Effective Practice, Health / Heart Disease & Stroke, Racial/Ethnic Minorities, Urban

Goal: The goal of this program is to use education and exercise improve outcomes for urban African American stroke survivors.

Family Friends (Philadelphia, PA)

Filed under Good Idea, Health / Children's Health, Children, Families

Goal: The goal of Family Friends is to offer support to families who are raising children with developmental disabilities or special needs.